Annual Registration Fee*
Period of registration  Number of years currently registered Fee
Full Year (1st May- 30th June) More than 3 retention years on the register (May 2014)  €605
Full Year (1st May- 30th June) Less than 3 retention years on the register €560
Full Year (Doctors age 70+ on or before 1st July) €70

*A late payment fee of €50 applies to those who fail to pay their retention fee and submit a completed application form on or before 1st July


Application & Registration Fee           €   310
A single fee for graduates becoming interns

General/Trainee Specialist Division

Fee payable by completing interns
Registration Fee €   560

Doctors graduates in an EU medical school and/or their qualifications are recognised under EU Directives (Category 2 & 3)
Application Fee €   410
Registration Fee €   560
Half Year Registration Fee (Jan - Apr)  €   280

Doctors who do not come under Categories 1-3 (Category 4)
Application Fee €   410
Registration Fee                                                                                     €   560
Half Year Registration Fee (Jan - Apr)  €   280
Pre-Registration Examination System (PRES) (If Required)
Level 3 €   815

Specialist Division

First Time Applications 

Trained and / or Recognised as a Specialist in an EU Member State (Category B, C & D)
Application Fee   €   640
Registration Fee €   560

Half year registration fee if first time registration

commences from 1st January 

€   280

Doctors who have completed higher specialist training or equivalent and who are not recognised under Categories A-D (Category E)
Assessment Fee € 4037
Registration Fee €   560

Half Year Registration Fee if first time registration

commences from 1st January

€  305

Assessment Fees

The fee for assessment is €4037.00. The fee is apportioned as follows: €470 Medical Council administration fee; €2,900 Postgraduate Training Body assessment fee; €667 VAT on the assessment. Once an assessment has commenced, the fee is not refundable. If an application is withdrawn prior to transfer by the Medical Council to the postgraduate training body for assessment, the fee will be refunded less the Medical Council administration fee.

Review Hearings
Hearing Fee - Applicant will pay €3,075 of which €1,000 will be paid to PGTB for attendance                                              €   3,075
Written Review - Specified in PGTB SLA €   200
Review Hearings €  680

Restoring to the Register 

Restoring from Voluntary Withdrawal 
Restoral Fee - Full year     €   675
Restoral Fee - Half Year €   375
  • Above restoration fees include €70 administration fee
Restoring from removal
Restoral Fee - Full year     €   825
Restoral Fee - Half Year €   525
  • Above fees include €220 application fee

Transfer Application 

Transfer Application (i.e. transferring from another division to specialist division)
Assessment Fee  €   230
Transfer Fee (Supervised Division to General Division)  €   230

Service Requests & Administrative Fees

Duplicate Certificates - available through "MyAccount" portal                            No Fee

"Certificate Requests
Cert of Professional Status/Cert of Good Standing - For each certificate, no reduced fee for multiple copies                                                        €   50
Non-standard letters €   65

Letter  Requests
Certificates of Specialist Doctor(CSD)                                                                                               €  105
Additional Qualifications                                                                                                                   
Article 3.3  € 65

Methods of Payment

Payments may be made to the Medical Council by bank draft or credit card / Laser Card.

1. By Bank Draft

Bank drafts are acceptable provided: a) they are in Euro and are payable at an Irish bank in Ireland. (If they are in Euro but payable at a foreign bank these will be returned as they will incur bank charges which of course differ from day to day.) OR b) they are acceptable in Sterling payable at a British bank in the U.K. OR c) they are acceptable in U.S. dollars payable at an American bank in the U.S.

2. Credit / Visa Debit Cards

Payments may be made by Visa or Mastercard or by Visa Debit Card. Please ensure that the following information is given: Cardholder's name, credit card number, expiry date, amount of money payable, CVV on back of card. 

If you require any assistance regarding the above, please contact the Council at +353-1-4983100

As with all payments and correspondence to the Medical Council, please quote your Registration or Reference number on the bank draft.